Stanford J. Skinner

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Stanford J. Skinner

Stanford J. Skinner

Major General Stanford J. Skinner was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 15 September 1944, Class Number 347. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 140th Infantry Regiment, Camp Howze, Texas, Camp Swift, Texas, and Camp Rucker, AL. | His subsequent duty assignments include: S4, 1522d Engineer Battalion, Scoffield Barracks, HI; Platoon Leader, 216th AAA Battalion, Tuscaloosa, AL; Battery Commander, 216th AAA Battalion, Birmingham, AL; Adjutant, 216th AAA Battalion, Birmingham, AL; Operations Officer, 152d Transportation Group, Birmingham, AL; Executive Officer, 152d Transportation Group, Birmingham, AL; Operations/Training S3, 152d Transportation Group, Birmingham, AL; Operations Officer, 152d Engineer Group, Birmingham, AL; Marksmanship Coordinator, IV USAR Corps, Birmingham AL; Operations/Training Officer, 121st ARCOM, Birmingham, AL; Deputy Chief of Staff, 121st ARCOM, Birmingham, AL; IG, 121st ARCOM, Birmingham, AL; G2, 121st ARCOM, Birmingham, AL; G1, 121st ARCOM, Birmingham, AL; Chief of Staff, 121st ARCOM, Birmingham, AL; Deputy Commander, 121st ARCOM, Birmingham, AL; Commander, 121st ARCOM, Birmingham, AL. | His awards and decorations include: National Defense Service Medal, World War II Victory Medal, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Expert Infantry Badge, American Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal. | Military schools attended include: Associate Advanced Course, 40 Series Extension Course, Command and General Staff College, National Security Management Program, Army War College.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Major General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    National Defense Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1981

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01018